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What is an app store?

An application store is a type of digital distribution platform for software and typically takes the form of an online store, where users can browse through different categories an


Are NFC-enabled mobile devices available today?

NFC-enabled mobile devices are readily available today and their numbers are growing all the time. Analyst firm ABI Research expects 285 million NFC-enabled devices to be shipped in 2013, with the number in circulation reaching 1.95 billion by 2017. NFC World maintains exhaustive, comprehensive and accurate list of all the NFC-enabled handsets that are available around the world at http://www.nfcworld.com/nfc-phones-list/.


How can I use NFC?

NFC is a very versatile technology. The NFC chip in a mobile device can act as a card or a reader or both, enabling three primary uses of the technology. The first is to connect or “pair” electronic devices; for example, your mobile device can “talk” to your headset via NFC and be paired and ready to use. The second use is get content on your mobile device; for example, you can hold your NFC-enabled mobile device up to an NFC-enabled “smart poster” and download content like movie times, or coupons.


How can I track my lost or stolen phone ?

There are now many apps that can help you find your phone if it is lost or stolen. Some apps are free, like the Prey Project for Android devices, which lets let you remotely lock it, recover your contacts, erase personal information and even take a picture, maybe of the thief! Wireless phone companies also offer similar services for a fee, like Verizon’s Mobile Recovery service, which is part of their insurance protection plan.


What is a DRM and how does it work on mobile device?

DRM stands for “Digital Rights Management.” It is the technology that controls your access to copyrighted works such as movies, music, literature and software. The product files are encrypted so that you can only use them on authorized devices. For example, if you have downloaded music onto your PC, and want to access it with your smart phone, you may need to enter a username and password in order to be authorized to do so. Additionally, there may be a maximum number of devices from which you can access your purchased files.



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